Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
At last'At last he arrived.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To be right'She's not right.'

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